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Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences Archives

The power of white matter

Nov. 11, 2021—Using a novel analysis of fMRI data, Vanderbilt researchers discovered intriguing patterns of signals in the brain’s white matter, the “conduit” for relaying signals between different brain regions.

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New Clinician Spotlight: Catherine Phillips

Nov. 3, 2021—  Catherine Phillips, MD, has joined Vanderbilt University Medical Center from Harvard Medical School’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. She began seeing patients in July. “We are thrilled to recruit Dr. Phillips back to Vanderbilt from her role as chief of Ultrasound at Brigham and Women’s Hospital,” said Reed Omary, MD, MS, Carol D....

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Froehler elected a second time to surgery society board

Sep. 9, 2021—For a second consecutive year, Vanderbilt's Michael Froehler, MD, PhD, has been elected a member of the board of directors of the Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery (SNIS).

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White matter and schizophrenia

Sep. 2, 2021—Patients with schizophrenia have functional changes in the white matter of the brain, Vanderbilt researchers have discovered, which may contribute to impaired working memory and processing speed.

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Radiology Hosts DEI Week, Announces $1 Million Endowment

Aug. 11, 2021—The Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences recently hosted its inaugural Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Week, featuring in-person and livestreamed presentations and panel discussions focused on the relationship between medicine and DEI. Leaders from Vanderbilt University, Yale University, the University of Cincinnati, the University of Maryland and several other health care systems led the nuanced discussions.

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Savoie appointed faculty adviser of VUSM Honor Council

Jun. 17, 2021—Brent Savoie, MD, JD, associate professor of Radiology and Radiological Sciences, has been appointed faculty adviser of the Honor Council of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM).

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Allen named chief of new emergency radiology section

May. 25, 2021—Laveil Allen, MD, assistant professor of Clinical Radiology, has been named chief of the Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences’ new Emergency Radiology section.

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